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Postgraduate Research Students

Postgraduate Research

These students are currently undertaking postgraduate research in the History of Art Department. Follow the links for further details.

Matthew Bliss - PhD
Building the ‘property-owning democracy’: Speculative housebuilding in England, 1950-2000


Ellie Brown - PhD
Shopping Centres Post-War and Post-Covid


The Countess's Palette: Anne, Countess of Warwick (1829-1903)
The economic and social importance of women in sixteenth century Venice through family portrait paintings
The Life and Career of French Art Dealer Georges Petit (1856-1920)
Renaissance Italy, Patronage and Gender
Couture & the Postcolonial Lens
Freya De Lisle - MA by Research
Decorative Masonry at Lichfield Cathedral

Thinking of Glass Through Its Materiality: A Critical Examination of the Centrality of Glass in the Duchampian Legacy in Post-1915 Artistic Practice

Living Roots: Art Brut Within and Without the Western Art World, 1930-1988
Titian's Death of Actaeon and its Twentieth Century Revaluation in Britain
Reconsidering Cavalcaselle and Waagen
The Communication of Cosmological Images between China and Europe in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Perception of Colours of Light in Contemporary Art: Olafur Eliasson as a Case Study
Politics, Identity and Byzantium in Medieval Genoese Art
Religious buildings in Zamora, 11th-13th Centuries: building processes, forms and functions
New Collecting Narratives: Birmingham Museums' Italian Renaissance and Baroque Decorative Arts Collection
Domesticated Paintings: The Role of Fine Art in Swedish Interiors 1880-1910
Navigating the Canals: Making and Moving Venetian Renaissance Paintings
Mark Scott - PhD (with Theatre Studies)
Theatre Building Design
Theory, practice and culture of disegno in the Carracci’s reform of the arts, 1582-1619
Leon Underwood and the Brook Green Art School
From Empire to Commonwealth: Britain at the Venice Biennale, 1948 – present
Interpreting Tom Wesselmann's Nudes: Pop, Prurience and Pragmatism in 1960s New York
Francesco Conz: the “Collector of Artists”
Truth be Carved: A comparative study of medieval roof bosses in the parish church 1330-1520
Fashioning Victoria: Curating the Royal Image for Dynasty, Nation and Empire
Shame and Visual Art
For information about completed theses please go to Student Theses - Completed.


Completed Student Theses:

For information about completed theses, please go to: Student Theses - Completed.

Applying to Study

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